Jeremiah 46:20-22 Common English Bible (CEB)
20 Egypt is a beautiful, yes, beautiful heifer,
but a horsefly from the north
is coming to bite her.
21 Even her mercenaries
are like well-fed calves;
they too will retreat and run for cover;
they won’t survive.
The day of disaster has come to haunt them,
the time of their punishment.
22 Like the sound of a snake hissing
as it slithers away
is Egypt as armies approach in force;
they come against her with axes,